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Glenville State hires new volleyball coach

Glenville State College has announced the hiring of Katie Avery as the new Head Lady Pioneer Volleyball Coach. 
 
Avery comes to GSC from Charleston, West Virginia where she has spent the last year working as a personal trainer at a Nautilus Fitness Center. 
 
She graduated from West Virginia State University in 2013 with a degree in Sport Studies, was a four year starter for their volleyball team from 2009-2012 and also served as captain of the team. 
 
In 2013 she spent the season on the sidelines as a student assistant for the Yellow Jackets. 
 
She is a 2009 graduate of Winfield High School where she helped win a State Championship in 2006.
 
"I am honored and blessed for Glenville State giving me this great opportunity. I am excited and ready to take the Lady Pioneers Volleyball program to the next level," Avery said.
 
"Coach Avery has been around the Mountain East Conference and has worked under good leadership. I'm confident that she is ready to lead our volleyball program and to help the Lady Pioneers excel," Athletic Director Janet Bailey said. 
 
She replaces former head coach Camai Roberson who left the program in March of 2014. Avery resides in Glenville.